Year 5 Class Information Page
Welcome to Year 5's Class Information page!
Below you will find all of the information that you need about Year 5 and what is needed and expected in terms of P.E., homework, spellings and reading!
Year 5 this year will be taught by Miss Lock on Monday- Wednesday and Mrs Luke Thursday and Friday mornings. They will also have a number of subject specific specialists in as well:
P.E: Mr Parker
Spanish: Senorita Andrea
Music: Mrs Kenyon
Science: Mrs Van Duivenvoorde
Computing: Mrs Bester
Please make sure your child wears their P.E. kit on the days that they are doing P.E. For this term children will be doing P.E. with Mr Parker on a Thursday and Cricket on a Friday. Many of our P.E. lessons will take place outside and so with Autumn and Winter approaching, it is a good idea to provide your child with an outdoor kit as well as their indoor one.
Please note that if your child does not wear the correct P.E. kit, or keeps on forgetting it then a letter will be sent home informing you of this.
Homework teaches our pupils to work independently and develop self-discipline, whilst at the same time encouraging children to take initiative and responsibility for completing a task. We encourage all parents to have an active role in their child's education through homework which helps you to evaluate your child's progress.
Homework is given out every Friday.
Spellings - spellings Year 5/6 rules, but also revision of Year 3/4 spellings. Short bursts of spelling practice of new words every night is best for learning them! Spelling test on Friday with Mrs Luke!
Homework - English and Maths homework to be completed by the following Wednesday. This gives children ample time to complete their tasks even if they have clubs/activities on at the weekend or may be visiting other relatives.
Learning Log- Children will be given their learning log the first week back and will have a number of weeks to complete at least 2 items from the list, but more can be completed if children want to. Dojos will be awarded for each item completed in a show and tell celebration in class when they are due in on the Wednesday 17th November.
Listening to your child read as often as possible is essential in Year 5. This only needs to be a short paragraph with you asking some questions about what your child has read to make sure they have understood what the text was about. We expect children to read a minimum of 4 times a week to an adult who can ask them appropriate questions. This must be recorded in your children’s reading record and handed into school in the morning. These will then be checked and a raffle ticket awarded for each time your child reads. These will then be entered into a prize draw at the end of each half term!